USAID Project Jobs – Director, Financial Management and Operations at Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)

Job Title:   Director, Financial Management and Operations

Organisation: Elizabeth
Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)
Project Name: USAID
Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services in the Southwest (RHITES-SW)
Duty Station: Mbarara,
About EGPAF:
The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric
AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) seeks to end pediatric HIV/AIDS through research,
advocacy, and prevention and treatment programs. We are a global leader in the
fight against HIV/AIDS, working in 15 countries and at 7,000 sites around the
world to provide comprehensive HIV services, including pediatric and adult
prevention, care and treatment. Our integrated programming supports reproductive
health, mother newborn and child health (MNCH), nutrition, and health systems
Job Summary: The
Director, Financial Management and Operations will be responsible for the
overall financial management and administration of the activity. She/he will be
responsible for financial planning and budgeting, management of funds,
financial reporting and accountability, awards and grants management and
compliance, functionality of internal controls, efficiency and effectiveness of
funds to ensure project success. She/he will provide oversight supervision to
the departments of IT, Awards and Compliance, Administration, Human Resources
and Operations.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Steer
    the budget development process and develop systems to ensure activities
    are implemented in line with approved budgets, develop budget tools and
    systems for financial reporting on Doth strategy and operations and
    oversee long-term budgetary planning and cost management.
  • Guide
    and manage all finances of the organisation to ensure efficiency and
    effectiveness and establish and maintain a strong internal control
  • Oversee
    the process of establishing sub-agreements with partners;
  • Ensure
    timely funding and implementation of these agreements.
  • Actively
    promote a “culture of compliance” and ensure that it is adopted by the
    country program by providing clear guidance to all staff, maintaining
    up-to-date knowledge of all applicable rules and regulations, and
    developing and monitoring systems.
  • Take
    lead in preparing for and facilitating the auditing activities of internal
    auditor, as well as any operational review on behalf of a donor, external
    auditor, or in-country governmental organization.
  • Manage
    all process for identifying appropriate goods and services to be purchased
    in order to support organization needs and that procurement is done in
    compliance with stated policies and procedures.
  • Manage
    the safety and security strategy implementation and effectiveness.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    candidate should hold a Master’s Degree in Business Administration,
    Finance, Accounting or other relevant Field from a reputable university.
  • At
    least eight years’ experience in administration and financial management
    of large scale, complex, international programs
  • Significant
    experience of Management of donor funds, subcontracts and grants
  • Strong
    English written and communication skills
  • Excellent
    interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team
  • Possess
    a good track record of performance and high level integrity
How to Apply: 
All candidates are encouraged
to send their cover letters and updated CVs to:
The Country Director
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS
Foundation (EGPAF)
Plot 18A Kyadondo Road,
P.O. Box 21127 Kampala, Uganda
E-mail to:
Deadline:  24th November, 2014

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